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N.S. WALES' DRINK BILL £7,218,000 SPENT IN 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
N.S.. WALES' DRINK BILL £7,218,000 SPENT IN 191S.. I SYDNEY, Friday. - It is estimated ¡by tile Government Statistician that during the year ended June 3Ü, 1918, the sum of £7,218,000 was spent on in toxicating liquors in New South Wales, representing £3/16/3 per head of the population.. . . . i There was an increase for tho year of £551,000. .
FRENCHMAN SENTENCED EXTERS AUSTRALIA WITHOUT PASSPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
EXTERS AUSTRALIA WITHOUT PASSPORT. . 1 MELBOURNE, Friday.-This roorn ! ing Pierre Vincent Bonnee, a French man, was before tire City Court on a j charge of having landed in the Com monwealth on November 20 without a 1 pnsjport. Bonnee was sentenced to three months' imprisonment, biYt the .sentence was suspended on his entering into a bond of £1C0 to be of good be havior for three months. It was stated j m evidence that Bonnee was a deserter from a vessel j . he was "tired of ship life," and desired to live in Australia. ,
AUSTRALIANS, KNOW YOUR FLAG THE STARS AND THEIR POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
AUSTRALIANS, KNOW YOUR FLAG THE STABS AND THEIR POINTS. "How many Australians know their own flag?" Tho correspondent wiio asks this question frankly admits his own ignorance in the matter, and he is doubtless not far wrong in the as sertion that most other people would find themselves in a tangle if called upon to describe tho national colors. Unfortunately "tho flag of our Union forever," as one sees it fluttering in the breeze, is not always correctly constructed. There are cither too many stars, or the stars have too many points or not enough, or perhaps the stars are not of the right size. All these finer details are explained in the following technical description courte ously supplied by Mr. K. R. Cramp, hon. secretary of the Royal Australian Historical Society: The Australian flag is twice as long as it is wide. In the first OT upper quarter nearest tho "hoist" the Union Jack is placed; immediately below in the "third'' quarter is a, large seven-pointed star with a dia meter...
THE MILITARY TRAGEDY REMAUKABLE STORY MURDER AFTER FRIENDLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
THE MILITARY TRAGEDY REMAUKABLE STÖRY MURDER AFTER FRIENDLY MEETINC. I.O.VßO.V, Wednesday.-The Seto: tragedy is featured in ¿he newspapers It is understood that Majur -Seton wa upstairs with tile host and hostes when Lieut.-Colouei Rutherford called. The necuseil inquired ut the parlor maid if .Major Se:on waa there. Jiu parlormaid showed him to tho dining room, where deceased joined him, and they taiked together nlnut ten min utes, when revolver shots were heard. A neighbor, il ¡ss liaise, heard four heavy thump.-!, mid rushing into the street found £ir Malcolm Se-on, cousin I to the deceased, very agitated outside 'his door. Ho said there had b^en an awful tragedy inside, mid he aikod her to enter and comfort Lady Seton. She found tim latter quite- collected. Rnthcford did not attempt to escape. On the tragedy being reported Sir Malcolm Seton told a friend tint thc affair was as much a mystery to bim as to anybody. When Rutherford called Sir Malcolm suggested that he bo in vited u...
ARGENTINE BLOODSHED STREET FIGHTING CONTINUING. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
I ARGENTINE BLOODSHED KTREET normXO COXTiXUIXC. IN KW YORK, Thursday.-Tho cor espondent of tlio United Press Associ tiun at Buenos Ayres reports that ho Premier has asked Congress nf the itato tn call ont tile reserves of tho 807 class. Desultory street fighting is rontinn ng despite the settlement of thc Members of the alleged Soviet, rcf irence to which was recently cabled, leny anv connection with the Russian îolsheviks.
FEARFUL HAPPENINGS BOLSHEVIK DOINGS IN RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
FEARFUL HAPPENINGS BOLSHEVIK DOINGS IN ETJSSIA. LON'DOX, Thursday.-Hie corre spondent of ilie "Morning Post" at Stockholm states that it is feared there that Liban has fallen into Bol shevik hands. Refugees from that Rus sian part describe fearful /Bolshevik atrocities. In ono village of 3000 peo ple over 500 were murdered in cold blood, while all women were outraged. They being considered national pro perty, were taken into large common bouses and subjected to a moral, and physical torture baffling description. German reports are to tho effect that anti-Bolshevik muntinies have broken out in tho Petrograd garrison.
POLICE COURT PROCEEDINGS. ACCUSED IN DAZED CONDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
POLICE COURT PROCEEDINGS. ACCrSET) IX DAZED CONDITION. LOXDOX. Wednesday.-There was a fronded attendante at the London Police Court when Rutherford was pre Wllted, Prisoner ls tall and dark, and he appeared in a dazed condition. Inspector Savage stated that he visited the house at 12.30 at night, and paw Major Seton's hedy with three bullet wounds in it. Later bo saw ac cused at the police station. Rutherford said he would like to scud a message t) his wife to tell ber what had hap pened, before it reached the paper«!. Ile wrotn a message, but did not reply when formally churned with murder. Inspector Savage said he did not in tend at present to put in the message which accused sent to his wife. Rutherford was remanded. Rutherford was awarded the H.S.O. for gallantry in Franco, and came home on leave three weeks ago. Seton is of big build and strong physique, and was well known as a big pamo hunter. Ile came to England in August. li>10. and had been working ns a doetor at the Aus...
DAMAGE AT GERMAN CHURCH ECHO OF ARMISTICE NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
DAMAGE AT GERMAN CHURCH ECHO OF "ARMISTICE NIGHT. After sovcr.il weeks, finality' im been reached in the prosecution ans- \ inn oct of the damage ac the Mr.ry- i borough (Queensland) Lutheran J Church, on tho nihill of thc erm!s:ico ! rejoicing?. The si:: defendants appeared j before .Mr. Brr.rpivell, P.M., at Mary borough. Tho- bill wns> presented willi the pel icc extras included. Each man's share for the night's demonstration worked out ct £311/10, and ivas paid I without demur, CIUIW! saying that th,' j cxpciiFes would be defrayed by the I citizen.1) of Maryborough. The ca5!' j evoked considerable interest. The si'-: I defendants, who pleaded guilty, were i Thomas Byrnes, Alfred Georgo Smith- ¡ son, Alfred Harold Byrnes, Thomas ; Bra sch, Walter Janies M'Wnttcrs, and j William Sheridan. Tho charge* was that on li th November, they wilfully and ..unlawfully destroyed, ll pane« of | glass, a vase, a Ka s lamp, a gai globe, a foll rope, a Bible, two hymn Ijcoks. and a wicker gat...
THE BUTTER BUSINESS WHERE QUEENSLAND SCORED HIGHER RETURNS BEFORE FEDERAL CONTROL. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
THE BUTTER BUSINESS I WHERE QUEENSLAND SCORED HICHER RETURNS BEFORE FEDERAL CONTROL. . The Queensland Minister for Agricul ture (lion. Vi", Lennon} supplies tho following res iew of the Government';! trnnsuckcus in butter. 'ibo initial operations in butter took place in July and August, 1ÍÍ15, when the department purchased und told ISil boxes of butter. Of this quanti ty, 1472 boxes were first grade, 1172 of j winch were bought nt 193/ per cwt., and for 3(J0 boxes life'/, less 2 par cent. cwt. was paid. Seven hundred and forty soven boxes of first grade butter were ¡sold in Melbourne nt 220/ per cwt., and ¡the balance that was disposed of in Queensland was sold nt ICC/ net per fut., or at a siniiinr rato ICES 1 to li per cent, trade discount. lila next operations in butter took place in October, 1915, when ö,2£'ü boxes were purchased on behalf of the (iovernment nt a net cost of £20,534/9/2. Ibis but ter waa ultimately consigned to the 'Agent-General in Loudon, for disposal. Purchas...
RED SIGNAL OF DANGER BOLSHEVISM IN SOUTH AFRICA A MINISTERIAL WARMiKC. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
RED SIGNAL OF DANGER Í BOLSHEVISM IN SOUTH AFRICA A MINISTERIAL WARMiKC. CAPETOWN, Thursday. - i),,,;^ tho course' cf a .speech nt II Xi&lt;ia;.; banquet, Mr. Burton, Minist; r ni i[-¡\\. ways, Kaili thal (hare «o- .-vi,,: im .;) elements of BuMicvism in South Airira He believed in the ule i f t;¡- ,"",". and looked with complete I-MU: :s;hy upon (ho clai:i!S of ¿he W&lt;-¡1>, ¡ tn ". fair illaro of the j-rrak-rtinn M u*it labor. But the claims must li.' n-puti sibie, and must not he n&lt;.titi!i!«-¡.'- > an altitude thronten:«'' ¡'? i ?' : of the Government, er h:\- and .;nl'r. ¡Ifníeís thc world e's'J &lt;"¡m nu t;:it point thcro war. goin^ to he i'.irih-r chaos, .ind JIUIB.-TIV V.VP1:) I... I,', t.-.,; out. (aider tilt! South Ai: iran 1 'TMM'S most liberal f&lt;)fi:tt'i:'io¡i the pif».[., (could get all they rcíWirí.ib'y ¡sritnt. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
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REPRESENTATION FIXED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
REPRESENTATION FIXED. .PARIS, Wednesday.-Official: Tho conference lias fixed tlie Empire's rep resentation nfc five. Australia. Canada, Smith Africa and India will have two each, and New Zealand one. . The overseas representatives will probably sit in rotation, and form part period ically of tho Empire's fivo delegates. ~~~